In House Forklift Training Courses Ireland

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Forklift Trainers

Reach Forklift Truck TrainingOur trainers are RTITB certified and have over 10 years experience in providing forklift training to large, medium and smaller businesses across Ireland. Our forklift training courses can be run on-site at your facilities so course participants learn in an environment they are familiar with and are practicing with materials and equipment they know. Providing Forklift training for businesses and organisations across Ireland

Courses can be tailored to suit time or work constraints, including evening or weekend training.

Training Levels:

Forklift training for Experienced Drivers

This two-day course is designed for experienced operators who do not hold a certificate but who are experienced forklift truck operators. Certificates are awarded to participants who are successful in both the theory and practical tests.

Forklift Refresher training ( previously certified )

It is recommended that fork truck operators regularly updated their skills and knowledge. This one day course is intended for employees who have had prior formal training and who have been awarded a certificate of competence and basic training.

This course consists of practical and theoretical training with examination. Each participant is expected to achieve a high standard of knowledge and skill before being awarded a certificate of competent driving ability.

Covering: Waterford, Cork, Dublin, Tipperary, Carlow, Kildare, Limerick and Meath.

 

Forklift training for Novice Drivers

This 4 day course is intended for employees who have had no previous formal training as Forklift Truck Operators. They receive all the necessary aspects of fork truck operation including their duties and responsibilities as employees to take due care and attention with their employee’s goods and equipment.

On completion of this programme each participant is expected to achieve a high standard of knowledge and skill before being awarded a certificate of competent driving ability.

Forklift Training FAQ

What are the legal requirements around forklift training?

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, places general duties on employers in respect of workplace health and safety. In particular, Section 8 sets out the following:

8.—(1) Every employer shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of his or her employees.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the employer’s duty extends, in particular, to the following:
(d) ensuring, so far as it is reasonably practicable, the safety and the prevention of risk to health at work of his or her employees relating to the use of any article or substance or the exposure to noise, vibration or ionising or other radiations or any other physical agent;
(g) providing the information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health, and welfare at work of his or her employees;
(l) obtaining, where necessary, the services of a competent person (whether under a contract of employment or otherwise) for the purpose of ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of his or her employees.

Section 10 of the 2005 Act sets out particular duties for the employer regarding the provision of Instruction, Training and Supervision of employees. It states:

10.—(1) Without prejudice to the generality of section 8 and having regard to sections 25 and 26, every employer shall, when providing instruction, training and supervision to his or her employees in relation to their safety, health and welfare at work, ensure that—
(a) instruction, training and supervision is provided in a form, manner and…language that is…understood by the employee
(2) Training under…shall be adapted to take account of new or changed risks to safety, health and welfare at work and shall, as appropriate, be repeated periodically.

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